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We understand that situations may not always go as expected and businesses may need to adapt their plans and direction.

NOTICE: Due to the coronavirus and the effect this is having on businesses, we cannot guarantee that post is arriving and being picked up at our offices within previous timescales. We recommend that if you require a timely response that you also contact us via our enquiry form or call us directly. 

If you are having difficulties making payments or have a query please call a member of our team directly.

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)

CBILS can provide working capital for smaller businesses in the UK who are experiencing lost or deferred revenues due to Coronavirus. CBILS is a government-backed scheme provided by the British Business Bank with the aim of supporting the continued provision of finance to UK businesses.

At this time we can offer CBILS to current Close Brothers Asset Finance customers, however we may still be able to help your business so please get in touch if you have any questions regarding CBILS and whether or not your company qualifies. 

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Business Barometer: Self-isolation and COVID-19 create rise in absenteeism


of SME company bosses have tested positive for COVID-19


have staff who tested positive for COVID-19


of companies have staff who had to self-isolate during the pandemic

More Business Barometer insights

All figures, unless otherwise stated, are from a Kantar survey conducted in June/July 2020. The survey canvassed the opinion of over 900 SME owners across the UK and Ireland and across several industries on a range of issues affecting their businesses.

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